Nov 22, 2012 7:00am PST
'agata is in gaza city this morning. >> reporter: it's like being on a different planet in gaza city whole world away from what this place was like 24 hours ago. people are smiling, congratulating one another. we had to fight through traffic for the first time. and for the first time people here got a good night's sleep and woke up without the worry of israeli air strikes. palestinians by the thousands rallied in gaza city today in support of hamas and to celebrate the end of the worst fighting gaza has seen for years. city streets that had been deserted for more than a week suddenly sprang to life. workmen began the long clean up after eight days of bombardment from israeli air strikes and mourners buried the last man killed by those attacks before the cease fire took hold. funerals of the 160 people killed, almost half of which were civilians, had to be put on hold for days because it was too dangerous to come out any sooner. the very moment the cease fire took effect last night, palestinians emerged from their homes and filled the streets, cheering and firing weapons i
Nov 21, 2012 7:00am PST
. this is a new level of violence. >> in tel aviv a bomb rips through a city bus. >> comes after a week of attacks between the israeli defense forces and palestinians in gaza. >> efforts to end the fighting between israel and hamas so far have come up short. >> the rocket attacks on israeli towns must end. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton met with palestinian leaders this morning as talks continue to end the blood shed. >> at this stage nobody really knows. >>> millions of americans head out to their thanksgiving destinations. >> it is game on for more than 43 million americans hitting the roads. >> more than 3 million of us are expected to fly to our destinations this holiday. >> it's going to be so jammed up, listen to this, tsa agents say passengers are being asked to grope themselves. >>> birth control pills should be sold over the counter say a number of doctors. >>> shake-up on sesame street. a man behind elmo announces he will be leaving the show after another accusation by underage boys. >> ban public nudity. >>> and score from high school baske
Nov 23, 2012 7:00am PST
% higher than last year. seth doane is braving the crowds at the target store in jersey city, new jersey. you're not alone. good morning to you. >> reporter: that's right, braving the crowds. good morning, gayle. and good morning to our viewers in the west. average holiday shopper is expected to spend around $770 on gifts this holiday season. so stores opened early to try to take advantage of that. this target had hundreds of forming wh atple in line last night at shoppers shoppers locking for black waity deals didn't have to wait year. -- well, friday this year. >> 70% off. >> reporter: as stores swung ursday.ors on thursday. >> it was very cheap. >> reporter: want to tell you mosprice because it was that cheap. >> reporter: crowds behaved themselves for the most part. scuffle broke out at one store in georgia. tys "r" us was among those customeg for customers on thanksgiving. >> there's been some backlash to >> the this black friday creep into hanksgiving. ay it's a fit's a family holiday. be should be home with your family, not at the store. thursl, it's thursday night, inp in mind. .
Nov 26, 2012 7:00am PST
wering the city to take it out with the trash. ironically, it was the arrival of television that may have saved the sign. minus those last four letters. >> at that moment the hollywood chamber of commerce came in and said, i think we need a symbol. a symbol that the film industry will stand strong and retain the jobs in this community, despite the emergence of television in new york. >> reporter: perched high in the hill, the sign stabds as a symbol of celluloid and green. featured in films. >> the hollywood sign is gone. just shredding. >> reporter: visitor, may not always see a hollywood star but can all get their picture, taken with the hollywood sign. many hike up the mountain to get as close as possible. >> you've never been here before? >> no. >> reporter: it can even lure are stas themselves like melanie griffith and jamie lee curters. >> my friend melanie griffith and i have everybody inner been there. i said the other day, come on. we found how to walk up to it and the two of us two girls born and raised here hiked all the way up to the hollywood sign.
Nov 27, 2012 7:00am PST
fighting inside the city itself and also on the airport road. for "cbs this morning," elizabeth palmer damascus. >>> to the economy here at home online retailers are counting the sales from cyber monday. one early estimate says americans spent $1.5 million yesterday, the biggest online shopping day of all time. rebecca jarvis is here. good morning. >> good morning. >> what happened yesterday and what conclusions should we draw from it? >> it's incredible how much shopping is taking place online right now. we are seeing 26.6% is the number of increase we saw this year in online shopping as of yesterday at 6:00 pm. $1.5 billion spent. the importance of cyber monday as one day of shopping is actually declining. because we have more access now to the internet than ever before. when cyber monday first launched, you saw people mostly accessing the internet from work. that was the idea. people go back to work after the feeding frenzy over the weekend and people buy. now they're accessing the internet from their mobile phones tablets. retailers have more opportunities t
Nov 28, 2012 7:00am PST
on their wedding day they became the duke and duchess of cambridge. this is their first official visit to the city. in fact, the duchess said she has never been there. they'll meet students from cambridge university, visit a hospital and the prince is giving a big speech there. >> welcome back. as long as we're having e-mail, people have predicted trouble for the u.s. postal service, now there's talk it could go broke in less than a year. >> this morning we'll ask the postmaster general of the united states if the post office can survive and how it may affect you. your local news is next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, city are working to shore up the hillside that collapsed >>> good morning. it's 8:25. time for some news headlines. crews in daly city are working to shore up the hillside that collapsed two weeks ago. they are using hay and mesh covering to try to keep more mud and debris from sliding down the hill. a broken water main caused the mud slide earlier this month. >> and mother nature's punch of rain and wind may cause problems for morning commuters. chp says the combo of wind and rain is dangerous, e